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September 28, 2017 FORWARD | ADVERTISE

VRN National Convention Recognizes Outlet Notables

Last week’s VRN National Outlet Convention united industry professionals for two days of deal making and awards. Nike Factory Stores received the Best Overall Outlet Chain Award; Vineyard Vines and Shinola were awarded as the Best Outlet Retail Chain Newcomers. The Council of Developers of Outlet Centers & Retailers inducted four new members into its Hall of Fame: Richard Lewis, Robert... more >>

Big USA, Red Development Expand With The Outlets at Legends

Big Shopping Centers USA and Red Development have added Outlets at Legends in Sparks, Nev., to its joint partnership, Big Red Portfolio.    Currently under expansion, The Outlets at Legends features more than 40 brand-name retail stores and restaurants in a pedestrian-friendly layout that includes outdoor plazas. The development is anchored by a 240,000-square-foot Scheels and Nevada’s... more >>

St. Augustine Premium Outlets Adds Stores

The St. Augustine Premium Outlets is welcoming Book Warehouse, Auntie Anne’s and a newly renovated Lids location to its lineup of retailers. “St. Augustine Premium Outlets continues to add a wide variety of retailers designed to fit shoppers’ needs,” said Mark Adcock, general manager at St. Augustine Premium Outlets. “We remain committed to providing a quality experience for all of our... more >>

IKEA Opens at Dartmouth Crossing

IKEA celebrated the grand opening of a new 324,000-square-foot location at Dartmouth Crossing in Nova Scotia yesterday. The new store is neighbor to The Outlets at Dartmouth Crossing, Atlantic Canada’s only outlet shopping destination. “As The Outlets at Dartmouth Crossing works to complete its remerchandising, IKEA Halifax will further optimize the outstanding traffic and sales... more >>

Williams-Sonoma Home Pops Up at Vero Beach

A Williams-Sonoma Home Pop-Up has opened at Vero Beach Outlets in Vero Beach, Fla. The 4,554-square-foot store is located directly next to the center’s Williams-Sonoma Outlet. The pop-up offers shoppers savings up to 50 percent in living room, dining room and bedroom furnishings along with lighting, rugs, wall art, picture frames, decorative accents and outdoor merchandise. Williams... more >>

Torino Outlet Village Nominated for ABB Leaf Award

Torino Outlet Village, a project of Arcus Real Estate, was shortlisted for the ABB Leaf Awards 2017, in the “Commercial Building of the Year” category. The winners were announced in London last week, with Factory in the Forest, in Penang, Malaysia, taking the prize. Torino Outlet Village makes an architectural impact that is modern and at the same time classical and elegant in its... more >>


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